Aman Bhakti Pulungan
President of Indonesian Pediatric Society , President-Elect of Asia Pacific Pediatric Association and Head of Endocrinology Division
University of North Sumatera
Dr Aman Pulungan is the President of Indonesian Pediatric Society, Head of Endocrinology Division Child Health department at Cipto Mangunkusumo Hospital/Faculty of Medicine University of Indonesia, Committee for Medical Specialist Deployment Ministry of Health Republic of Indonesia, President-Elect of Asia Pacific Pediatric Association, Standing Committee International Pediatric Association, Past President of Asia Pacific Pediatric Endocrine Society. For the past 8 years, he has been involved in many programs for Diabetes in Indonesia and in the region, amongst others, and is the project leader for the World Diabetes Foundation DM type 1 in Indonesia, and member of the Advisory Board for the International Society for Pediatric and Adolescent Diabetes. Dr Pulungan initiated the formation of IKADAR, an organization for DM Families including patients, doctors and Educators. He took important roles in the formation of KAHAKI (Foundation for Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia Families), Fosteo (Families Forum for Osteogenesis Imperfecta), TSI (Turner Society Indonesia). He is a member of organizations such as APPES, ESPE, ISPAD, International Fellow of American Academy of Pediatrics, GPED, DOHAD Society Endocrine Society, and Editorial board of International Journal of Pediatric Endocrinology. His research interests include Genetic of Pygmies Rampasasa Flores, Short stature and stunting, Congenital Hypothyroidism, Early life and metabolic syndrome and DM T2 and bone health in children.
Growth disorders, Pediatric endocrinology